On June 6, 2008 a Special Workshop on "Sensor Web and Flood Monitoring" was held at Space Research Institute NASU-NSAU.
The Workshop has been jointly organized by National Space Agency of Ukraine (NSAU), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA),
Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS)
and International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC).
The Workshop was devoted to the implementation of Sensor Web technologies for disaster monitoring and prediction, in particularly, floods and fires.
Representatives from SRI NASU-NSAU, NASA, NOAA, DLR and IFRC took part in the Workshop.
During the Workshop issues on development of Natural Disaster Early Warning System for the IFRC were discussed. These problems are among priority tasks within the development of Ukrainian segment of GEOSS – GEO-UA system.